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Options in the Biology Major


HSU Catalog for 2016-17

 

Cellular and Molecular Biology

This option is designed for those biology majors requiring a stronger background in the physical sciences so that they are better prepared to pursue graduate studies in experimental biology. It is also envisioned that this option might represent a terminal degree for some individuals, such as those desiring jobs as research technicians in the biological sciences.
Major Contract  »  4-year Plan  »  Course Descriptions

Ecology & Biodiversity

This option is designed for a student who is interested in a hands-on approach to the science of ecology and biodiversity.
Major Contract  »  4-year Plan  » Course Descriptions

Environmental Biology

This option is designed for the student desiring an emphasis in descriptive biology.
Major Contract »  4-year Plan » Course Descriptions

General Biology

This option is designed to allow the student a wide range of flexibility in designing a program to meet individual needs.
Major Contract  »  4-year Plan  » Course Descriptions

Marine Biology

The Marine Biology option is one of the Marine Sciences programs at Humboldt State.  It provides students with a fundamental background in the biological sciences and emphasizes application of coursework to the study of marine ecosystems. NOTE: Please check with your advisor to see which Marine Biology contract you should use: Major Contract (pre Fall 2012 catalog years) Major Contract (2012/13 catalog year) Major Contract (NEW) »  4-year Plan  » Course Descriptions

Microbiology

This program provides a broad laboratory-oriented background in the study of microorganisms of all kinds (bacteria, algae, fungi, protozoa), including structure, identification, physiology, genetics, ecology and parasitism, artificial culture, and experimental technique.
Major Contract  »  4-year Plan  » Course Descriptions

Science Education

For students desiring a career in teaching biology at the secondary (high school) level. One additional year of courses (after the B.S.) can lead to a teaching credential.
Major Contract  »  4-year Plan  » 
Course Descriptions

Biology Minor - AdvisorDr. Paul Bourdeau This option allows the student to add an education in biology to his or her existing course of study. Minor Contracts are also located in SciB 221.

Updated 11/22/16